Group Leader Vacancy: Diabetes

Duty Station: Cape Town, South Africa

Closing date: 25th October 2019

The scientist will be responsible for coordinating and developing research activities and strategy within the Group, conducting world-class research at the forefront of the Diabetes field, aimed at developing new approaches for diabetes control and therapy.

Qualifications: PhD in the field of Diabetes or Metabolic Disorders, Molecular Biology or equivalent. A minimum 3-5 years of active experience.

Competencies: The Group Leader should have a proven track record of research excellence in diabetes, a strong background in metabolic disorders, leading an internationally-recognised team of scientists, a strong publication record and an ability to attract competitive research funding.

How to apply: Candidates should submit their full curriculum vitae and a statement of proposed research to Dr. Luiz Zerbini, ICGEB Cape Town, Interim Director via email to:, quoting reference ZAF/02/09/19.
Additionally, candidates should submit the ICGEB Personal History Form, together with a cover letter outlining their motivation for application and full contact details of three referees.

Last Date to Apply: 25 October 2019